Danielle (Hibbard) Surprenant

Year Inducted: 2021

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations: Carthage High School
John Woods Community College
St. Francis (PA) University

Biography: Danielle was a four-year varsity player at Carthage High School. She had 1,205 career points and 542 rebounds. She averaged 16.8 points and 7 rebounds and helped Carthage to two West Central Conference Championships, and an IHSA  Class A quarterfinal appearance. Danielle was 3-time All-West Conference player, Associated Press 2nd Team All-State, Champaign News-Gazette All-State Special Mention, and 2-time IBCA All-State selection. She was a participant in the McDonald/Herald Whig All-Star game and Peoria Journal Star All-Star Team. Danielle was chosen Player of the Year by the Quincy Herald-Whig, the Macomb Journal and WCAZ. Danielle attended John Wood Community College where she was named 2- time All-Mid-West Athletic Conference and was a 2-time recipient of WBCA/Kodak All-American award. She left John Wood College 4th in all time scoring with 823 points, 2nd all time field goals made with 322, 5th in all time rebounding with 347, and 5th in all-time free throws made with 172. Danielle is a member of the JWCC Hall of Fame in 2012. Her senior year she played at Saint Francis (PA)  University,  was team captain and chosen to the Northeast Conference All-Academic Team.  Danielle became the athletic director at Western Illinois University.